Archive for the "Spain" category

Eric Vokel Apartments in Barcelona

by Beth Whitman (October 19th, 2012)

The worst thing about having a really nice apartment rental when you’re on vacation is that you’re caught between not wanting to leave and the strong desire to see as much at your destination as possible. That’s what happened to Jon and I when were hosted by the Eric Vokel Apartments in Barcelona during our […]

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Gaudi’s Top Buildings in Barcelona

by Beth Whitman (October 8th, 2012)

You see Sagrada Familia from the outside and it looks moderately impressive. It’s when you step inside and crane your neck upward that your jaw drops. The absolute immensity of this building is beyond the scope of any normal human being and it’s understandable why it has been 140 years in the making (it’s not […]

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Viva Barcelona!

by Beth Whitman (October 4th, 2012)

Earlier this year a friend sent me a link to an Around the World playlist that included Freddie Mercury’s “Barcelona.” Loved the tune (as well as the whole playlist) though it has not a hint of Spanish influence. It’s pure Freddie grandiosity (Viva Barcelona with a huge choir, of course.) Though I’ve always had this […]

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Vegetarians: When all Else Fails in Spain, Eat Gelato

by Beth Whitman (September 24th, 2012)

Friends warned me that it might be a little difficult to find vegetarian food in Spain. I heard them but I figured really, how hard COULD it be? Kinda hard, I discovered. I’m in Spain because I was invited to speak at TBEX (the travel bloggers conference). The conference was in Girona in Northeast Catalonia […]

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